NJSYO orchestral group rehearsals will generally take place on Thursday evenings at the Middletown Arts Center, 36 Church St., Middletown, NJ. 07748. This arrangement is subject to space availability. The hours are:
- PSO 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
- ISO 6:15 PM – 7:45 PM
- SYO 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Chamber Ensemble rehearsals take place on Sundays 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.
All students are expected to come to all rehearsals and all scheduled performances, and to arrive promptly. If a student must miss a rehearsal, the Conductor must be notified in advance of the rehearsal if that is possible. More than two absences from rehearsal for a particular concert is a violation of the Attendance Policy. Late arrivals or early departures of 15 minutes or more to rehearsals will be recorded as absences.
Absence from a scheduled concert performance due solely to a scheduling conflict with other activities is a serious violation of the Attendance Policy.
Violations may result in a seating demotion for subsequent concert(s); not being allowed to perform in subsequent concert(s); not being allowed to progress to advanced seats, groups, sections or programs; or other actions at the discretion of the Conductor and the Board of Trustees.
**Please note that you may be required to bring a music stand to rehearsals or performances.**